Roberts claimed to be "doublehanded
in ancient and modern".
Nigel Twiston-Davies, who claimed the race back in 2005 with Baron Windrush, is one of three trainers who could be doublehanded
this time - after entering Cogry and Callet Mad.
Joseph O'Brien is also doublehanded
with Shady Operator and Alighting, Noel Meade runs Kagney and Paul Nolan saddles dual point-topoint winner Shawshank.
"Today there was a clear doublehanded
push in the back on Kevin Long.
Aidan O'Brien is doublehanded
with Ribblesdale Stakes scorer Magic Wand and Bye Bye Baby in an eightstrong field.
The Wiltshire handler was doublehanded
this year and it was 16-1 shot Ginger Nut who registered a narrow verdict under Harry Bentley.
Hemmings could be doublehanded
with the Paul Nichollstrained duo, Vicente and Warriors Tale, on course to line-up at 5.15pm next Saturday.
With three titles being decided: the men's singlehanded, women's doublehanded
and the double handed open, the spotlight fell on the women's singlehanded.
Part of the grant has been spent on a Hartley 12.2 training dinghy, a stable, easy-to-manage doublehanded
|| PAUL Nicholls could be doublehanded
as he bids for a hat-trick of successes in the Welsh Champion Hurdle at Ffos Las tomorrow.
Robert Cowell is doublehanded
in the five-furlong dash with Norfolk winner Prince Of Lir and Visionary, while Yalta, out of luck in two starts since winning the Molecomb, will represent Mark Johnston.
The champion trainer is set to be doublehanded
in the Kempton feature, with the Gigginstown House Stud-owned Valseur Lido being readied to join his stable companion on the trip across the Irish Sea.